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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUTX28N81
Hi Fellows, The cooling system malfuntion will be fixed with new thermostat & water pump ,TB job. No driveability is complained,but the MIL keeps coming back. But I did order a turbo booster pressure sensor,since I can't find any leak,which could caused the tu... Trouble codes: P1296 (Malfunction in cooling system), P1297 (connection turbocharger to throttle valve pressure drop)
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2006 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Rear brake calipers VIN: WAUML44E86
Customer concern; 80,470 miles, not 804,000 "Paking Brake Warning Lamp on Dash ON" Two error in Electronic Park Brake address 53 02432 - Supply voltage left parking brake motor (V282) 02433 - Supply voltage right parking brake motor (V283) Ran output tes...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4USCH7334W
hello all, got this bmw here that wont accel under any circumstance, no codes pop up right away. Bosses daughters car so its not going away lol. the engine is running rich, o2 sensors are switching when propane is added and when vac leak is produced switching ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8345Y
I have a p0412 code and misfire on all cylinders. It has power on both sides of the fuel injectors which is very odd like it backfeeding. Check all the wiring and it is all good. Trouble codes: P0412
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L cylinder head VIN: WBSBR93402
customer brought in an E46 M3 for a oil leak concern. on inspection i found that the source of the oil leak was a missing plug in the back of the head underneath the exhaust camshaft. i have seen the allen bolts in the back of the head leak, but never a leak f...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA24C7Y
This low mileage beauty arrived at the shop one evening running fine. When we were ready to bring it in the next morning for service, the starter would not work. I have tried three keys. Starter will work fine if the relay is jumped. Scanned for codes with the...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA03T23
Hello Group, Vehicle came in with codes c1267(abs function temporarily disabled)C1285(booster circuit failure)and the 2 engine codes listed.Determined ABS modulator to be at fault.Replaced ABS module with used unit,reconfigured,and no more faults with the ABS... Trouble codes: P1796 (can failure.TCM/control valve failure.Can open circiut), P1647 (heater o2 sensorbank 2 upstream)
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L clutch switch VIN: WVWGG83A5T
hi, i have this 1996 vw passat 1.9l diesel that we replaced a clutch switch for a no crank condition. after the switch was replaced noted that it would crank and start without the pedal depressed, checked the switch and it was good. question is there a relay s...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDA81H6W
we have had a recurring history of p0300,p0301,p0302 codes on this vehicle that seem to occur randomly. each time these codes appear, we check the distributor cap and rotor first. usually the inside of the cap has small arc marks inside that reflect an intermi...
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L Air strut VIN: WVWAF63D34
Installation of new air struts says to install precharge of 3.5 bar using Argon before removing from crate and installing. Is this a necessary step? Could I install on car and let air pump charge strut before lowering car all the way? Any tips or hints would b...
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2009 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Tire Pressure M VIN: 3VWRW31C29
We have a flashing Tire Pressure Light and it goes solid after driving. We have inflated tires to 40 psi and have checked them with our Bartec tpms initialization tool, they all read 40 psi and 55 degrees. I cannot find any repair information. We inspected aff...
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2000 Volvo S70 AWD 2.4L oil psi at idle is 18 at 4000rpm at 26 VIN: YV1VT56DXY
about a week ago came in for an oil change. As we were changing oil he mentioned oil light flickering. I put pressure guage on it and found at idle and warmed of course gauge was reading about 18 psi. Alldata calls for it to be at 14psi. At 4ooorpm it should b...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Unknown VIN: 5UXFA13524
We had scanned the hvac module with no codes whatsoever. I think the one reply that suggested a door sticking or something down in there is the most likely cause of the symptoms, however, the vehicle has not acted up again since that one day.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBCA35E9M
Thanks to everyone for all the help, wepurt the old fuel pimp's back on the car and replaced the fuel pump relay and for good measure the over voltage relay[cheap insurance]. We drove the car around town and on the highway for over fifty miles, no problems , t...
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